Sorority Life at The University of Alabama

  We are so excited to announce that the Alabama Panhellenic Association is adding a new addition to our Sorority Life. Sigma Kappa is coming to the University of Alabama this upcoming Fall 2018! Sigma Kappa Sorority was founded November 9, 1874 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. They currently have more than 165,000 members, 124 collegiate chapters, and 10 alumnae chapters. For more information on Sigma Kappa, click on the link below to see all the new and exciting things they have in store here at Alabama!


Alabama Panhellenic Association Need-Based Scholarship

Alabama Panhellenic Association is pleased to now offer one-time, emergency, scholarships to members. The APA Need-Based Scholarship is awarded to current University of Alabama Panhellenic women who have maintained high academic standards and demonstrated a need for short-term financial assistance.


Additional Guidelines for Consideration: The applicant must be an active Panhellenic sorority woman in good standing with her organization, have made significant contributions to the Greek community, and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.


The scholarship is awarded for various amounts on a case-by-case basis for the 2017 Fall semester. A student may only receive this award once. The scholarship committee will review standing applications once a month. Please return this application and all additional requested information to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. We will begin review of applications on Monday, September 11, 2017.

APA Need-Based Scholarship Application

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 2017 Fall Primary Recruitment

Fall Primary Recruitment Registration is now CLOSED. Registration closed at 5pm CST on Monday, July 17, 2017.

For more information about Fall Primary Recruitment including information on what to wear, letters of recommendation, early move-in, and Bama Bound Orientation please visit the 2017 Fall Primary Recruitment page. For questions or concerns about the Fall 2017 Recruitment, you can email or call the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at (205) 348-2693.

Wondering what to expect as a sorority woman at the University of Alabama? Check out our video to see what sorority life at UA is really all about.

 Alabama Panhellenic Association Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2017 Alabama Panhellenic Association Scholarship Recipients!

Dr. Judith L. Bonner Scholarship

Kristen Erikson

Mollie Gillis


Dr. Kathleen Powers Cramer Scholarship

Bryson Bass

Kelsey Kauffman


Sandee Kirby Witt UA Away Scholarship

Claire Dickson

Brittany Johnson

Alabama Panhellenic Association Awarded NPC College Panhellenic Achievement Award

We are excited to share that the Alabama Panhellenic Association has been selected as a recipient of the National Panhellenic Conference College Panhellenic Achievement Award. This award recognizes the success of the University of Alabama Panhellenic in upholding the values of the Panhellenic Creed in five out of the seven areas of recruitment: Panhellenic structure, communication with the NPC area advisor, judicial procedures, Panhellenic programming, academics and Panhellenic community impact and relations. Thank you so much to our Panhellenic Executive Council and wonderful sorority community for their hard work in earning this award! For more information about this award, please visit



No Contact Period: May 1 - Aug. 19

Online Recruitment Reg. Opens: TBD

Early Bird Registration: TBD

Regular Registration: TBD

Late Registration: TBD

Late Rec. Registration: TBD

Online Recruitment Reg. Closes:


Letters of Recommendation Due: July 21

Rec. Workshop Week (Current chapter members ONLY): August 5 - August 11, 2018

Early Move In for Potential New Members: TBD

Sorority Rec. Convocation:

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018

Primary Recruitment: Aug. 11 - 19, 2018

Bid Day: Sunday, Aug. 19,2018

1st Day of Classes: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

*Please note, there will no longer be any spring recruitment parties (spring teas/spring preview) for high school seniors.


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Alabama Panhellenic Association (APA)
P.O. Box 11055
Tuscaloosa, AL 35486

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
The University of Alabama

Ferguson Center 2512
Box 870298
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0298
Phone: (205) 348-2693
Fax: (205) 348-8326

Hazing and Harassment Hotline:

(205) 348-HALT (4258)

Student Complaints and Appeals:

Media Inquiries: For press and media requests, please contact the Office of Media Relations Relations at 205-348-8532.


The University of Alabama complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, which are outlined in the University’s nondiscrimination notice available at and in its harassment policy at Membership in registered student organizations shall be open to all students of The University of Alabama, without regard to race, religion, sex, disability, national origin, color, age disability, gender identity or expression, sexual identity, or veteran status except in cases of designated fraternal organizations exempted by federal law from Title IX regulations concerning discrimination on the basis of sex.


Individuals who have concerns about the recruitment process are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students Office at 205-348-3326.